Then Abraham stood up, and bowed himself before the people of the land of the Hittites.

And he communed with them, saying, If it be [a]your mind, that I shall bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,

That he would give me the cave of [b]Machpelah, which he hath in the end of his field: that he would give it me for as much [c]money as it is worth, for a possession to bury in among you.

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  1. Genesis 23:8 Hebrew, in your soul.
  2. Genesis 23:9 Or, double cave, because one was within another.
  3. Genesis 23:9 Hebrew, in full silver.

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